ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
Let's get ready for Father's Day by taking a look at some dads who gave famous people a giant gift: their names. Here are the seniors behind a slew of well-known Juniors.
Here's a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
As Fathers Day approaches, a man writes a letter to his future child.
It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the mental_floss nation: GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common.
These dads won't be getting any Father's Day cards this Sunday.
Morganna’s Topheavy Legal Defense
People of a certain age may recall the exploits of Morganna the Kissing Bandit, the buxom blond who became famous in the 1980s for rushing the field at Major League
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Every once in a while, I run across an old article, video, or link of some kind and think, "Oh yeah, that was awesome!
Red and green images via ShutterstockThe very first traffic light, installed outside the Houses of Parliament in London in December 1868, had red and green gas lamps for nighttime use.
In 1916, four years before the Constitution recognized her right to vote, Jeannette Rankin was elected to Congress. While women had not achieved suffrage across the U.S.
Havatec makes, among other things, massive industrial machinery for processing mushrooms.
It's Flag Day here in the United States, so today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge tests your knowledge of Old Glory. Good luck!
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A team from Utah State University won an Air Force competition by building a device to climb walls.
Installment #21: The turn of the century was a time of upheaval in the American economy, as powerful corporations formed during the latter half of the 19th century came under fire from populist politi
So Wil Wheaton has a YouTube show about boardgames, and it's awesome.